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Here’s Why You Should Have an Air Conditioner in Alaska

If there is anything these past couple weeks have shown us, it’s that Alaska is not immune to hot temperatures. Last Thursday, the 4th of July, Alaskans were celebrating their freedom by keeping cool in local lakes and backyard kiddie pools while the sun blazed. Meanwhile, in Anchorage, a high temperature record was being broken…

How to Clear a Clogged Drain in 7 Easy Ways | Part II

Tired of a slow-draining sink or swimming in the shower? Try these tips for clearing a clogged drain! In Part I of our series, we gave you ideas for how to use common, kitchen ingredients and special tools to clean out your pipes. In Part II, we discuss options that use chemicals as well as…

How to Clear a Clogged Drain in 7 Easy Ways | Part I

Is your kitchen or bathroom sink draining slowly? Are you standing in water up to your ankles in the shower? If so, it may be time to address the clog that has been festering in your pipes. There are several things you can try to clear a clogged drain before calling the plumber. Take a…

Sneezing Your Way Through Spring? Get Your HVAC Cleaned

It’s Spring break-up season in Alaska. At this time each year, many of us are reminded of our allergies which lay dormant during the winter months. Fits of sneezing, bouts of coughing, and runny noses may make us almost wish the snow would return! Almost. There is one thing you can do for your Spring…

Cut Your Heating Costs with These Quick Tips! – Part II

Spring may have sprung, but experienced Alaskans know that we still have at least one more heavy snow to come before winter finally kicks the bucket. Last month, we discussed ways to cut heating costs by adjusting your windows and doors and modifying your heating system. Today, we’re going to cover even more heating bill…

Cut Your Heating Costs with These Quick Tips! – Part I

The sun is coming up earlier and earlier every day, but we still have a few months left before summer. It’s never too late to start thinking about how you can cut heating costs! We have compiled a list of all of the heating bill hacks we know. Enjoy part I of our series! Our…

What to Do If Your Pipes Are Frozen Right Now

There is nothing worse than the inconvenience of frozen pipes on an already chilly and uncomfortable day. If this is your experience right now, we feel your pain! Below are some tips you can try to hopefully get your water flowing again. As an added bonus, troubleshooting your frozen pipes should get you moving and…

6 Benefits of Installing a Commercial Snowmelt System

Clear walkways and parking lots are a sight for sore eyes in the dead of winter in Alaska. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but they are clear of hazardous ice and snow, which tends to pile up excessively in our state. In fact, there are many safety, financial, and environmental benefits to installing a commercial…

Frozen Pipes No More!

In the cold winter months, you’re probably most concerned with keeping your family warm and comfortable. However, your home needs a little TLC too–to avoid serious damage from the cold. One of the most common problems homeowners face due to cold weather is frozen pipes. A frozen pipe can not only wreak havoc on your…

Winter Is Here, Save Money On Heating This Year

Now that we’ve had our first snow, and have much more coming soon, it’s time for a refresher on saving money on heating this winter.   During the winter months, you can usually count on at least two or three larger-than-average energy bills. Not only are you running the heat all the time to keep…